50 Years of Addressing Tobacco Use and Cancer Disparities in the African American Community


 Webinar hosted by National African American Tobacco Prevention Network. The speakers include Phillip Gardiner, Dr.PH., Gardiner is a Public Health activist, administrator, evaluator and researcher and Lovell Jones, PhD, is currently research faculty at Texas A & M University Corpus Christi.

Date:   Tuesday, September 16, 2014  2 p.m. Eastern Time

Tobacco Kills: Interventions and Policy Solutions in Addiction Treatment

Sponsored by The Smoking Cessation Leadership Center (SCLC) and CADCA.  The program will address:  the prevalence of smoking among persons in addiction treatment, and some of the reasons underlying this high prevalence; the role of smoking in excess mortality as well as premature mortality among persons who receive addiction treatment; program and policy approaches to better addressing smoking in addiction treatment populations; the rate of quit attempts for persons in addiction treatment, and strategies for increasing quit attempts.

Date: September 23, 2014 2 p.m. Eastern Time/11 a.m. Pacific Time (90 minutes)

Healthier Pregnancy: Tools and Techniques To Best Provide ACA-Covered Preventive Services

This event will focus on the following topics using trauma-informed care principles:  Tobacco, Alcohol, Depression, Intimate partner violence, Obesity, Breastfeeding.

Can attend the live event in person at the Ohio Union at the Ohio State University, U.S. Bank Conference Theatre, 1739 North High Street, Columbus, Ohio 43210, or via the live webcast.

All participants are eligible to receive continuing education credits. 

Date:  Tuesday, September 23, 2014, 9 a.m.–10:30 a.m. Central Time

Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias Webinar Series

The ACL, CDC, and the NIA are presenting a webinar series designed to increase knowledge about Alzheimer’s and related dementias, including providing resources for professionals to inform, educate, and empower the community:

Alzheimer’s Research Updates

Date: Thursday, September 25, 2014 10:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m. Pacific Time

Online Courses To Offer Tribal Juvenile Justice Code Training

OJJDP's Tribal Youth Training and Technical Assistance Center is presenting an online course “Developing and Revising Juvenile Codes.” This three-part course is for tribal communities seeking to establish or improve their juvenile justice codes for responding to delinquent youth and status offenders. Sessions will focus on the elements of a model tribal juvenile justice code, highlighting how it applies to Native youth victimization and trauma, cultural values, and traditional practices.Each session is 1.5 hours. Participants who attend all three sessions will receive a certificate upon completion.

Date: October 6, 8, and 10, 2014, at 3 p.m. ET

Senior Education Seminar “Sharing Positivity.

designed to educate seniors and their caregivers about the specific issues and trends that affect them, and how to keep seniors safe and healthy while staying in their homes.

Location: Carson Valley United Methodist Church, 1375 Centerville Lane, Gardnerville, NV 89410.

Date:  October 16, 2014,  8:00 am - 3:30 pm Pacific Time

Freedom From Smoking

Sponsored by Healthy Communities Coalition of Lyon and Storey.

The series of classes takes place once a week for 7 weeks and is FREE and open to all.    It will be located at the Dayton Community Center at 170 Pike Street.  Exact dates and times will be announced soon.  Attendees receive a certificate for completion.  To hold your spot for the classes, call Kathy Mcintosh at 559-303-8759.

Date:  October 2014


Older Americans Behavioral Health:  Webinar Series

This series provides an opportunity to learn about critical behavioral health conditions and problems affecting older adults, including prescription medication misuse and abuse, suicide, depression, and anxiety and evidence-based prevention and treatment programs to address these problems.

Building Resiliency in Child Abuse Organizations

This training is intended for victim service providers who work within an agency that is interested in and willing to implement policies, supervisory techniques, and training that support resiliency.

Date:  Ongoing.